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MSNBC
Feb 7, 2013 8:00pm EST
tonight. >>> plus, someone actually made the paul harvey farmer ad better. >>> and governor chris christie wants everyone to shut up about his weight. >> shut up. >> tonight, reverend al sharpton is here to give the governor some tips on becoming the biggest loser. >>> good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. the confirmation hearings of cia director nominee john brennan got off to a rocky start today. human rights protesters from the activist group code pink interrupted the hearings before they even started. john brennan is the architect of the obama administration's drone warfare program, which includes targeted killings. once the hearing got under way, there was another disruption. the protester was escorted out. then there was another. same thing. seconds later there was another. and then another. finally, chairwoman senator dianne feinstein broke up the proceedings. >> we're going to halt the hearing. i'm going to ask that the room be cleared and that the code pink associates not be permitted to come back in. we've done this five times now and five times are enoug
ABC
Feb 7, 2013 4:00am EST
. >>> we think it's fair to say that new jersey's republican governor, chris christie, has just about had it with everyone talking about his weight. >> as abc's dan harris reports, the only evidence needed to prove it was to listen to what christie said just yesterday. >> this is just another hack who wants five minutes on tv. >> reporter: chris christie, displaying his famous new jersey candor, reacting to former white house doctor connie mariano, who on cnn called the governor a time bomb. >> i'm a physician more than i am a democrat or republican. and i worry about this man dying in office. >> she must be a genius. >> reporter: the governor questioned how the doctor could diagnose him from her office in arizona. >> and it's completely irresponsible. my 12-year-old son comes to me last night and says, dad, are you going to die? >> hey. bring it, fat boy. >> christie said he's not sure if he's going to run for re-election next year. he said, i'll collapse that bridge when i come to it. >> reporter: christie's weight has been a constant issue, which he has handled both with humor, days ag
MSNBC
Feb 5, 2013 2:30am PST
to be this long. >> that's new jersey governor chris christie having some fun at his own expense last night braving the couch of late night nemesis david letterman. good stuff. good morning. this is "way too early," the show that will bite your donut if you give us the tiniest opening. we have a lot to cover this morning including new signs of the efforts to stop chuck hague frl becoming secretary of defense are losing steam. comments by john mccain suggest he's on a glide path to confirmation and president obama hits the road taking his gun control message to the heartland. the question is will that create enough meaningful pressure for reform? that's straight ahead. we begin with new revelations involving u.s. drone strikes program and the obama administration's legal justification behind the use of such efforts against al qaeda suspects. a new 16-page memo copy of which was obtained by nbc news offers fresh insights into this controversial practice including the killing of american citizens overseas if they're believed to be senior operational leaders of al qaeda or an associated force.
MSNBC
Feb 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
. >> now, that's a guy having some fun. and christie wasn't done. he delivered a few of his favorite letterman jokes. >> here's two of them that we particularly liked. first was celebrity birthday today. chris christie turned 50. he blew out the candles on his cake and he wished for another cake. a billion dollars would be spent on potato chips for super bowl sunday, and that's just at governor christie's house. >> this is fun to watch. now, i don't agree with much of christie's politics, but he's real. he can make fun of himself, and he's not afraid to do the right thing. like when he worked directly with president obama in the aftermath of hurricane sandy. he even praised the president days before the election. again, now, i disagree with governor christie on the issues. and governor, if you're ever serious about dieting, i know a guy that you can get some advice from. call me. thanks for watching. i'm al sharpton, "hardball" starts right now. >>> running for cover. let's play "hardball." ♪ >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews in washington. let me start tonight with this crying
MSNBC
Feb 5, 2013 5:30am EST
went out during an nba game. we'll have that next in sports. >>> later on, more of governor christy taking on his toughest critic david letterman appearing on the couch on laid night. and we'll also get a check on the weather when "way too early" comes right back right here on msnbc. >> i can't do with two hands but i'm going to try an old sand trap shot here. miles and miles and miles. ♪ alright, let's go. ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate. ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate. ♪ we, we chocolate cross over. ♪ yeah, we chocolate cross over. ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing fiber one 80 calorie chocolate cereal. ♪ chocolate. yeah. then how'd i get this... [ voice of dennis ] ...safe driving bonus check? every six months without an accident, allstate sends a check. ok. [ voice of dennis ] silence. are you in good hands? in the middle of the night it can be frustrating. it's hard to turn off and go back to sleep. intermezzo is the first and only prescription sleep aid approved for use as needed in the middle of the night when you can't get back to sleep. it's an effective sleep medicine
ABC
Feb 7, 2013 1:40am PST
springsteen, describes what his state's governor may be doing in the future. but critics think chris christie's weight is a big obstacle. >> but now christie is blasting those critics saying, hey, enough is enough. with more on this, here's abc's dan harris. >> this is just another hack who wants five minutes on tv. >> reporter: chris christie displaying his famous candor, reacting to dr. connie mariano, the former white house doctor, who, on cnn, called the governor a time bomb. >> i'm a physician more than a democrat or republican and i worry about this man dying in office. >> she must be a genius. >> reporter: the governor questioned how she could diagnose him from her office in arizona. >> it's completely irresponsible. my 12-year-old son came to me last night and said, dad, are you going to die? >> hey, bring it, fat boy! >> chris christie said he's not going to run for re-election next year. he's like, i'll collapse that bridge when i get to it. >> reporter: his weight has been constant source of attention. christie who was slender and athletic as a young man, insists his health is stil
FOX News
Feb 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
the guy who would come on ut and you would say, make a joke about governor christie that doesn't have anything to do with his weight. here's two of them we particularly like. celebrity birthday, chris christie turns 50. he blew out the candles on his cake and he wished for another cake [applause] [applause] >> i don't know if this is one of your best ones, but i think it's very topical. a billion dollars will be spent on potato chips for super bowl sunday and that's just at governor christie's house [applause] [laughter] >> thanks for being with us. we will see you tomorrow night. go to gretawire right now. i wanted to know what you think about the drone program and eric kantor will be here tomorrow night. you don't want to miss that. see you tomorrow night, go to gretawire right now. tomorrow night, 10:00 p.m. eastern. hello. i'm andrea, with kimberly guilfoyle, bob beckel, and greg gutfeld. it's 5:00 in new york city and this is "the five." >> here's one more reason not to let washington near your pocketbook. today the congressional budget office announced politicians in d.c. spend
CNN
Feb 6, 2013 8:00pm PST
likely to support for the republican nomination in 2016. 75% say chris christie is at 59. marco rubio at 58. in this sense, there is a big opportunity for marco rubio, right? >> i think it's a great opportunity and i think it's a blessing. it's a good thing for the republican party and i'm a democrat. i don't know if you know that. >> i am aware of that. >> easy to see. doesn't mean you have to be -- >> absolutely. and when good things happen to the republican party, a little grinch like part of my heart starts shriveling. i'm going to rise above that and say that i think he is one of the best hopes for the republican party. he speaks to the growing hispanic population, the latin population. it's really exciting he's going to be doing his speech in spanish as well as english. i think if he plays this right and there is always a risk, this is going to catapult him up and i think it's going to be terrific for the image of the republican party. >> and david frum, there's something here that people may not realize. i think is pretty incredible. rubio's going to deliver the address in engl
MSNBC
Feb 5, 2013 2:00pm PST
christie's poll numbers up through the roof. he was on letterman and he's making the jokes about his own weight eating a doughnut. that's ahead, and this is "hardball," the place for politics. yo, give it up, dude! up high! ok. don't you have any usefull apps on that thing? who do you think i am, quicken loans? ♪ at quicken loans, our amazingly useful mortgage calculator app allows you to quickly calculate your mortgage payment based on today's incredibly low interest rates... right from your iphone or android smartphone. one more way quicken loans is engineered to amaze. ♪ but, dad, you've got... [ voice of dennis ] allstate. with accident forgiveness, they guarantee your rates won't go up just because of an accident. smart kid. [ voice of dennis ] indeed. are you in good hands? thto fight chronic. osteoarthritis pain. [ voice of dennis ] indeed. to fight chronic low back pain. to take action. to take the next step. today, you will know you did something for your pain. cymbalta can help. cymbalta is a pain reliever fda-approved to manage chronic musculoskeletal pain. one non-narcoti
MSNBC
Feb 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
favorite correspondents. >>> up next, chris christie's poll numbers are up through the roof. no wonder. here's a guy who can laugh at himself. he was on letterman and he's making the jokes about his own weight eating a doughnut. that's ahead, and this is "hardball," the place for politics. [ female announcer ] going to sleep may be easy, but when you wake up in the middle of the night it can be frustrating. it's hard to turn off and go back to sleep. intermezzo is the first and only prescription sleep aid approved for use as needed in the middle of the night when you can't get back to sleep. it's an effective sleep medicine you don't take before bedtime. take it in bed only when you need it and have at least four hours left for sleep. do not take intermezzo if you have had an allergic reaction to drugs containing zolpidem, such as ambien. allergic reactions such as shortness of breath or swelling of your tongue or throat may occur and may be fatal. intermezzo should not be taken if you have taken another sleep medicine at bedtime or in the middle of the night or drank alcohol that day.
NBC
Feb 7, 2013 7:00am EST
very much. savannah. >> all right, matt, thanks. governor chris christie and his weight back in the light this morning after he lashed out at a former white house doctor who made critical comments about his size. mara schiavocampo has the latest on this. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. talk of governor christie's weight isn't new. this week he even joked about it during a late night appearance but the governor didn't find anything funny about a former white house doctor about his health. >> he should shut up. >> reporter: that's governor christie's blunt response to comments from bill clinton's former doctor, a retired navy admir admiral. >> i find it fascinating that a doctor in arizona, who has never met me, never examined me, never reviewed my medical history or records, knows nothing about my family history could make a diagnosis from 2400 miles away. she must be a genius. >> she spoke about christie's weight on cnn. >> i'm a republican so i like chris christie a lot. i want him to run. i just want him to lose weight. >> people who have a medical license, have th
MSNBC
Feb 5, 2013 6:00am PST
those prostitution allegations go away. >>> plus, new jersey governor chris christie shares some laughs and a doughnut with david letterman. >>> and closing in on confirmation. chuck hagel moves a step closer to becoming the next secretary of defense. >>> name the one cabinet nominee who was rejected by the senate twice. tweet me an answer @chucktodd or @dailyrundown. >>> time for the "your business" entrepreneur of the week. justin owns city aquariums in brooklyn, new york. his unique designs and personal attention to his customer' fish have gained him a celebrity clientele. a customer base he says can call his company any time, day or night if they need help. for more watch "your business" sunday mornings at 7:30 on msnbc. and...done. did you just turn your ringer off so no one would interrupt us? oh no, i... just used my geico app to get a tow truck. it's gonna be 30 minutes. oh, so that means that we won't be stuck up here, for hours, with nothing to do. oh i get it, you wanna pass the time, huh. (holds up phone) fruit ninja!!! emergency roadside assistance. just a click away with t
MSNBC
Feb 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
governor chris christie. let's take a look at his appearance on david letterman. >> i've made jokes about you, not just one owere to. not just ongoing here and there, intermittent. >> i didn't know it was going to be this long. >> joking aside, christie has an innate ability to know the room and be the regular guy. and isn't this what the republican party is lacking right now? i mean, they've got an identity crisis. why not start with the regular guy next door? is he the best bet they have? >> to some extent, the problem is how does he get through if he runs for president, how does he get through that republican primary. the party right now is dominated by a clear faction on the right that thinks their policies are the right ones for the country there is no negotiation, no compromise. whether that's on immigration, whether that's on taxes, whether it's on social issues. the problem that they ignore and the groups in the tea party in the farr right ignored is the country has moved. it's moved more to the middle. it's moved in a more progressive direction. and they don't want to change. and
MSNBC
Feb 7, 2013 2:00am PST
promise you, times have changed." >>> new jersey governor chris christie is known for being direct. wednesday his response to a doctor offering unsolicited opinions about his weight is just that. >> this is just another hack who wants five minutes on tv. >> his comments came after a former white house doctor said she worries christie might die in office if he's elected president. the governor has been outspoke been his weight in the past and even joked about it on the "late show" with david letterman this week. >> it's completely irresponsible, completely irresponsible. i have four children between 9 and 19. my children, my 12-year-old son says, dad, are you going to die? if she wants to come to a plane and examine me and review my medical history, i'll have a conversation with her about that. until that time, she should shut up. >> all righty then. that means your first look at this morning's dish of scrambled politics. chuck hagel conference has been delayed. hagel has not spoken to the president since his contentious confirmation hearings. he still meeting with senators to shore
MSNBC
Feb 7, 2013 1:00pm PST
'll accept that. it's bipartisan. governor christie exhibits the same kind of responses and has a pretty high approval rating. so we will go forward with taking you at your word and we'll have the kind of relationship that we can have a blunt, straightforward, fully disclosed working relationship. i think it's critical to our ability to provide oversight, our ability to have the right kind of relationship with the agency so we know where each other is and can move forward together in terms of what needs to be done to provide intelligence necessary to protect the american people. so i wanted to say that. i'd like to follow up a little bit more on the leaks question. because i have a few more questions. i was going to delve into that in more detail but it's already been discussed. let me just ask a couple of other questions to clear some things up in my mind. my understanding is that the associated press had information relative to the intercept of a planned operation that perhaps had something to do with airlines and explosive devices. apparently they had this for a few days and then either we
MSNBC
Feb 8, 2013 8:00am PST
on that and bring it to you right here. well, if nnl new jersey governor chris christie thought that getting out front on his weight issue and laughing about it on late night would silence his critics, well, it didn't work. instead the tough-talking republican who famously downed a donut on letterman has brought on a firestorm of talk. does his weight weigh heavy on his political future? joining us now live is michael simons, the statehouse reporter for the asbury press, and he is the author of chris christie, the inside story of his rise to power. just before the governor's late night appearance, it gives him this all-time high favorability rating. 70% of voters in your state like him. even a majority of democrats. the weight is not holding him back in new jersey. does it make a difference on a national stage? >> aink that becomes one of the first conversations he has to have almost any time he is being introduced to a new audience. you can't, obviously, ignore the fact that he is overweight, and i think that as he gets out on the national stage will he have to talk about it. he doesn't want th
CNN
Feb 7, 2013 1:00pm PST
between the republican new jersey governor chris christie and a former white house doctor, triggered by a cnn report we first brought you right here in "the situation room." the big question, can you be fat and healthy? here's cnn's senior medical correspondent, elizabeth cohen. >> reporter: it all started when new jersey governor chris christie made light of his much talked about weight problem. >> i've made jokes about you, not just one or two, not just ongoing, here and there, intermittent, but -- >> reporter: but in a widely publicized cnn interview, a former white house doctor says she's worried christie could die in office. >> i worry that he may have a heart attack, he may have a stroke. it's almost like a time bomb waiting to happen, unless he addresses those issues. >> reporter: but christie fired back, calling her a hack. he says he's healthy, despite his weight. >> my cholesterol is normal, believe it or not. >> that's pretty good. >> yeah. >> what about your blood sugar? >> blood sugar, also normal. >> also normal. >> yeah. i'm like, basically, the healthiest fat guy you'
MSNBC
Feb 5, 2013 3:00am PST
of david letterman's jokes. i interviewed chris christie for my book coming up in may very seriously about his weight and about how much those jokes hurt him. i guess he felt he had to do that to sort of, you know, break the ice with letterman. >> what do you mean those jokes hurt him? >> they hurt his feelings. >> i want to see another clip and see how hurt he is? he handles it very well. >> do you have family members who are also heavy? >> no. i'm the guy. >> you are the guy. >> i'm the guy. >> how is your health sxwlmpt if you went to a doctor today, what would the doctor say? >> startlingly good. >> how is your cholesterol? >> my cholesterol is normal, believe it or not. >> that's pretty good. >> what about your blood sugar? >> blood sugar, also normal. i'm basically the healthiest fat guy you've ever seen in your life. crazy. >> there's your campaign poster right there. >> it's good stuff. >> well done. >> so you're saying it's like the tears? >> tears of a clown. >> no, stop it. my god, i can't believe you. no, he's addressing obviously an issue everybody jokes about with him but it'
FOX News
Feb 5, 2013 9:00pm PST
. a billion dollars spent on potato chips for super bowl sunday and that is just at governor christie's house. >> bill: definitely wants to run for president in 2016. no question. he will be up against rand paul. we had at the top of the broadcast and i think he is going to be up against the junior senator from florida as well. a handicap now. john kasich might get in there. but marco rubio and chris christied e and rand paul are locks at this point. anything can happen but they want to go. you have to start planning it this is insane if you want to run for president you have to go out three years and raise the money. check out the fox news website which is different bill o'reilly .com. word of the day do not be a nebbish when writing to the factor. thanks for writing us tonight. i'll bill o'reilly. remember the spin stops here. we are definitely looking out we are definitely looking out for you. captioned by closed captioning services, inc. >>> welcome to hannity and there is disturbing news out of washington tonight. according to a memo that was obtained by nbc news officials inside the jus
MSNBC
Feb 5, 2013 8:00am PST
or find us on facebook. >>> coming up, governor chris christie confronts his weight issue and does so head-on with a jelly doughnut and david letterman. you've got to do it for yourself. the pollee side bar is ahead. ♪ i don't wanna be right [ record scratch ] what?! it's not bad for you. it just tastes that way. [ female announcer ] honey nut cheerios cereal -- heart-healthy, whole grain oats. you can't go wrong loving it. bee happy. bee healthy. with clusters of flakes and o's. oh, ho ho... it's the honey sweetness. i...i mean, you...love. >>> so on this day in black history, we take a look at the life of essie may washington williams, the biracial child of the late senator strom thurmond, who died yesterday at the age of 87. william washington, who was the daughter of thurmond, the straunch segregationalist and his family's black maid, never revealed her identity, because in her words, he trusted me and i respected him in reference to her father. it was in 2003 thatstrom th str thurmond that washington came forward about this secret that had been rumored for decades. >>> another twist
Current
Feb 5, 2013 3:00am PST
christie showing up last night on david letterman. i think they reinforced the stage. chris christie could make his appearance. and he knows that he is the butt of jokes. and there are some of them he actually enjoys like this one. >> a billion dollars will be spent on potato chips for super bowl and that's just to cover the christie family. [ laughter ] >> bill: that was a letterman joke. the friday before the super bowl. and as far as is he healthy enough to run for president or run for re-election as governor, chris christie no problem. >> dave, my cholesterol's normal, believe it or not. >> that's pretty good. and what about your blood sugar? >> blood sugar also normal. basically, i'm the healthiest fat guy you've ever seen in your life. >> bill: it's nice he can joke about it. >> by the way -- there are a lot of fat guys who will make that claim. i've met many fat guys who are like i'm healthy as a horse. i'm the healthiest fat guy you'll want to meet. he's not the only person to use that. >> bill: to use that line. >> yeah. >> bill: he also needs to lose some weight. >> he could lose
Current
Feb 8, 2013 3:00am PST
be the savior of the g.o.p. these days. >> maybe chris christie but he is a moderate. so i don't think they will want him. >> bill: it would be hard for him to win the republican primary. wouldn't it? >> caller: exactly. >> bill: can i ask: are you a democrat, ann? >> caller: definitely >> bill: but you like chris christie? >> caller: some of the thinks in jersey, okay. i am not going to vote for him because hillary is going to be the one. hillary 2016. >> hillary in 20 is 16. >> coming out. >> bill: i love it. i got to tell you. if the republicans have their savior, it looks like we've got our savior too. and they've got rubio. we have hillary. see, god is a woman after all. savior is a woman after all. watch this. i think it's not long before we start to see the flaws in marco rubio and republicans say, oops. maybe we better look for somebody else. maybe we better look for somebody who is old enough to be president. i mean he is only 12. isn't he? he looks like it. >> this is "the bill press show," (vo) from the underworld, to the world of p
FOX Business
Feb 7, 2013 7:00pm EST
the lives of about sitter christie's -- chris stevens and benghazi wants whatever 11th. >> in a the state's military is not and frankly not should be and then on one service capable of arriving on the scene within minutes to every possible contingency around the world >> republican senators were not satisfied. >> did you know, how long the attack would last? >> no idea is to make it last two days and never airplanes in the world before it was concluded? >> no senator. >> your responses are very inadequate and the same inadequacy for the security that you provided at the consulate. >> what did the president know and what he knew it. >> he did not asking about visibility what we could do? did you have further communications that night? >> no. >> did he call you that night to ask our things going? what is going on? where is the consulate? >> no. >> during that eight hour period to the presidential any curiosity, what kind of assets are helping? did he ever make that phone call? >> there is no question in my mind a president of united states was concerned about american lives. >> with all du
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 1:00am EST
" is not a dramatization of ron paul's newsletters. [laughter] "life of pi" is not a biography of governor chris christie. one that i did see was about the iranian hostage crisis -- it deals with a group of americans to abuse, mockery, and a mass demonstration by a furious mob of radicals. john boehner call that "tuesday ." we may soon have another movie star in washington dc. ashley judd is considering a jud insta mitch mcconnell. apparently her tax -- platform includes higher taxes, more spending, and not posing any serious threat to president obama's agenda, which is pounded the mcconnell campaign to label her as a copycat. -- prompted the mcconnell campaign to label her as a copycat. i'm still having flashbacks to be 2012 election. i spend as much time as anyone traveling around the country in support of mitt romney, who i absolutely love. every once in a while you come across mitt romney -- you just stick that thing in the back and crank it back up and he is good for another 48 hours. [laughter] there is one thing the media did not know that happened. a real good piece of bipartisanship. the preside
MSNBC
Feb 7, 2013 9:00am EST
the charge. 48 hours after joking about his weight with letterman, chris christie gets serious and tough when asked about what a former white house doctor had to say about him. there is something going on that has a lot to do with 2016. it's thursday, february seventh, 2013. it's t"the daily rundown." let's get to the first reads of the morning. you may be breaking off to hear from president obama at the prayer breakfast. let's start with the first read. after years of secrecy, president obama ordered the justice department to release a classified memo detailing the legal justification for killing americans considered terrorists to two congressional committees. they will do so on a classified basis. the disclosure to congress happened on the eve of this afternoon's confirmation hearing for john brennan, the president's choice to be the next director of the cia. press secretary jay carney refused to acknowledge that the memo existed. he prepared for the senate intelligence and he refused to commit saying any decision would require interagent consultation. after nbc commented on the white paper
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